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'''Paramount Pictures Corporation''' (also known as '''Paramount Pictures''' and simply '''Paramount''') is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994. Paramount is the fifth oldest surviving film studio in the world, the second oldest in the United States, and the sole member of the Major film studio|"Big Six" film studios still located in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hollywood. In 1916, Zukor contracted 22 actors and actresses and honored each with a star on the logo. These fortunate few would become the first "movie stars."http://ocgirl.net/wp-content/uploads/image/paramount/paramount-2.jpg Paramount Pictures is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). In 2014, Paramount Pictures became the first major Hollywood studio to distribute all of its films in...
LogoParamount Pictures logo (2013).jpg
TypeSubsidiary
Foundation{{Start date and age|1912|5|8}} (as '''Famous Players Film Company''')
{{Start date and age|1914}} (as '''Paramount Pictures''')
FoundersWilliam Wadsworth Hodkinson|W. W. Hodkinson
Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Location cityHollywood, California
Location country
United States
Locations| area_served = Worldwide
Key peopleJim Gianopulos
(Chairman & Chief executive officer|CEO)
IndustryFilm
ProductsFilm|Motion pictures
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